Saint James Senior Sarah Elizabeth Rice, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Rice, was crowned Saint James School’s 2019 Homecoming Queen in halftime ceremonies during STJ’s October 18th match-up against the Prattville Christian Academy Panthers.
Queen Sarah’s court included Freshman Attendant GeorgeAnn Killough, Sophomore Attendant Emma Sherlin, Junior Attendant Tamya Bruce, and Senior Attendant Emilee Arrington. Queen’s Attendants were Senior Seanna Brooks and Senior Lucy Edwards. The crown bearers were Saint James kindergarten girls whose parents are Saint James alumni. The 2019 crown bearers were Miss Taylor Vivian Aday, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Justin Clay (Alexis Keene) Aday; Miss Austyn Elizabeth Allred, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Craig (Ashley Monfee) Allred; Miss Evelyn Mikell Bond, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick David (Kimberly Mikell) Bond; Miss Baylor Mae Gallops, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Veal (Jennifer Sims) Gallops; Miss Kinley Madison Hardy, daughter of Ms. Katherine Michelle Rudd and Mr. Charles Gregory Hardy, Jr.; Miss Sutter Mackenzie Morgan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Joseph (Kelli Sutter) Morgan; and Miss Darla Michelle (Mila) Trussell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Tucker (Monica Michelle Cobb) Trussell.
After a school-wide homecoming parade, the queen was announced during the afternoon pep rally; Queen Sarah and her court were presented during halftime ceremonies at the homecoming football game that evening escorted by their fathers. Saint James Board of Trustees Chair, Mr. Barry Prim presented Queen Sarah a silver bowl per school tradition, and Head of School, Dr. Larry McLemore, crowned the 2019 Queen with the assistance of the seven crown bearers. The Trojans decidedly won the night’s game against the Panthers, 55-13.